Woman accused of faking food poisoning

A Claremont woman has been charged with making $22,409.83 in fraudulent insurance claims after she said she suffered from food poisoning at two area restaurant locations. Accused of two separate fraudulent insurance claims as well as identity theft, Shanay Poole Parsons, 34, was arrested for insurance fraud Aug 16 after she turned herself into the Wilkes County Sherriff’s Office.  She was also charged with a felony charges of obtaining property by false pretenses, one count of financial identity theft and one count of felony accessing computers.

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